Graduates will be able to progress onto the VTCT Level 5 Certificate in Sports Massage (QCF) which will build upon the skills, knowledge and understanding gained at Level 4, introducing more advanced massage techniques (myofascial, PNF and active isolated stretching), assessment techniques for ligamentous and neural conditions.
Be eligible to join the SMA (Sports Massage Association) at Level 4
There are a number of professional associations (PA’s) that offer membership to qualified (postgraduate) sports massage therapists. Individual PA’s often have their own membership entry requirements that can include:
• a minimum period of time over which a
course/qualification is completed
• the method of course delivery
• a logbook to evidence learner practice hours
• a First Aid qualification
• an annual log of continuing professional
This list is not exhaustive and learners are advised to check the requirements of the specific professional association they may like to join post qualification.